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Wait A Minute, There Is An “I” in Teamwork

A few weeks back I had an interesting discussion with a fellow colleague. He brought up the subject of the individuals that exist within a team. He talked about the very commonly...

Success In Temporary Project Teams

The Team Overview: At an earlier time in my career, I was commissioned to be on a project team responsible for redesigning a company's sales training program. The old program had become...

Pull Your Team’s Wagon

A few years ago, I read an interesting story about a CEO of a large hospital and rehabilitation network. As a CEO, he emphasized that the organization could be more successful if...

Teamwork at 8,000 feet and 500 MPH

What does a high performance team look like? Can you give me a working example? To these often asked questions, I reply, "There are many examples of organizations, business units, sales teams,...

Manchester United: Leadership, Teamwork, Success

Just about anywhere you look you can find individuals who have helped lead teams to great success. There are probably many individuals you can think of right now leading and helping teams...

Strategic Planning is For Small Businesses Too

Too many people falsely believe that strategic thinking, formulation and implementation is only for the big outfits…you know, the Toyotas, Microsofts, Honeywells, Nokias, and the Exxon Mobils. Our experience, working closely with...

Hungry for Strategic Management?

Have you seen the recent Arby’s restaurant advertisements where people are distracted from their activities because they are thinking about eating at Arby’s? I have always been entertained by these clever ads...

Strategic Leadership

A strategic leader is good at developing and executing strategy, while a truly great strategic leader is able to inspire and guide their team members at thinking strategically about their own roles...

Strategy and Leadership: Leading the Effort From the Top

The notable author Peter Drucker said, “No executive has ever suffered because his subordinates were strong and effective.” I firmly believe that this is true and one of the ways I have...

Branding Isn’t Just For The Big Boys: Strategy Development

Some businesses have a brand worth billions of dollars, others are worth very little. What is yours worth? Regardless, a brand is invaluable asset that every organization needs to take seriously and...